Humanities Division photo collection

Humanities Division photo collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: University of Georgia. Libraries. Humanities Division.
Title: Humanities Division photo collection
Dates: 1850s-1950s
Quantity: 12.0 Linear feet (6 oversized boxes)
Coll. Number: ms2769

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of hundreds of mostly black and white photos from the 19th and early 20th century. Most of the photos are of European cities, buildings, and landscapes from England, Italy, France, Austria, Norway, Ireland, Scotland, etc. The many places depicted include Furness Abbey, Hereford Cathederal, Heidelberg Castle, the Royal Palace of Berlin, the Rhine River, and the Arc de Triomphe. All of the photos are stamped on the back "University of Georgia Libraries Humanities Division" in red ink.


This collection is arranged by the geographic location of the scene or monument depicted. Inside each box are several folders, each of which is labeled by country.

Index Terms

Arc de Triomphe (Paris, France)--Photographs.
Furness Abbey. -- Photographs
Heidelberger Schloss (Heidelberg, Germany). -- Photographs
Hereford Cathedral. -- Photographs
Rhine River--Photographs.
Stadtschloss (Berlin, Germany).
University of Georgia. Libraries. Humanities Division.

Administrative Information

Custodial History note

These images make up a collection that was located in the UGA Libraries Humanities Division through the mid-20th century.

Preferred Citation

UGA Libraries Humanities Division photo collection, MS 2769. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

OS Box
1England Photographs
OS Box
2Italy Photographs
OS Box
3Italy Photographs
Spain Photographs
Morocco Photographs
OS Box
4Netherlands Photographs
Germany Photographs
Scotland Photographs
OS Box
5Denmark Photographs
Monaco Photographs
Norway Photographs
France Photographs
OS Box
6Unidentified Photographs
Sweden Photographs
Austria Photographs
Japan Photographs
Cuba Photographs
Wales Photographs
Belgium Photographs
Switzerland Photographs
Canada Photographs
Ireland Photographs